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Tinder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Harris Dec 11, 2017. 6 Replies

So summer is here and around my place I have been finding bits of white fluffy stuff and have no idea what it is. It's not cotton I know that much.…Continue

Plant and tree identification

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Dec 10, 2017. 3 Replies

So I am getting into identifying different plants and trees but I like to be certain that it is what I am looking for. I was looking at  the friction fire bow drill thread and saw that sycamore was a…Continue

Favourite camp food/meal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Harris Dec 1, 2017. 2 Replies

Hey guys,What is your favourite food to cook up when camping?Mine would have to be sausages or baconThanks,ZebedyContinue

Waterproofing matches

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zebedy Harris Dec 8, 2017. 2 Replies

Heys guys,Most of you probably know about this but I just thought I'd share.Wet matches are practically useless as you can't get a flame but you can waterproof your matches.Dip them in candle wax and…Continue

 

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Dave commented on Zebedy Harris's blog post Bushcraft Gold! (Fatwood)
"Awesome. Thanks bro. I have just put together a tinder bag (containing natural and artificial). I want to add some fat wood to it.  I will be on the look out now."
Sunday

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Dave commented on Zebedy Harris's blog post Macpac Firesteel Review
"Thanks for the review Zebedy. Which do you reckon gave the best (more or hotter) sparks? Mac Pac or Light My Fire?"
Sunday

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stephen brown joined Zebedy Harris's group
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Knots and Pioneering

For anyone and everyone to share their love and knowledge of knots and pioneering.See More
Sunday

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Zebedy Harris posted a blog post

Bushcraft Gold! (Fatwood)

This morning I watched Black Stump NZ Bushcraft & Survival's video on Finding & harvesting fatwood.I've been meaning to go out and find/gather some fatwood since reading about it on here, and after watching his video I really wanted to find some.I went down on the neighbours farm to a small clump of pine trees, I knew there were also a few fallen down ones.Instead of searching the base of the tree…See More
Friday

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Zebedy Harris posted a blog post

Macpac Firesteel Review

For Christmas my sister got me a Macpac Firesteel.I tested it out today and I thought I would do a review on it.Pros:Throws a decent spark (When Compared with a light my fire firesteel)Bright colourIncluded strikerIncluded lanyardCons:Only one size (The size is decent but a larger option would be nice)I found the striker handle awkward to hold. ( My thumb kept slipping when I tried to strike it which was…See More
Jan 9

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Zebedy Harris commented on Dave's event 'Navigation Practice and Day Outdoors'
"Hey Dave, I won't be able to make it sorry, it would have been awesome to get together. IF I do come it will be very last minute but I highly doubt it. Hopefully we can do more meetups and stuff in the future."
Jan 3

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Zebedy Harris replied to Frank Williams's discussion I gave up untying knots... in the group Knots and Pioneering
"Sounds good Frank, I might have to give it a go."
Dec 15, 2017

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Frank Williams joined Zebedy Harris's group
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Dec 13, 2017

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Zebedy Harris replied to Zebedy Harris's discussion Tinder
"Yeah it's around even more now since summer is now well and truly here. I think I know which trees it is coming from (I don't know the type of tree though) as that is where the stuff seems to situated on the ground but I haven't seen…"
Dec 11, 2017

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Zebedy Harris commented on Dave's event 'Navigation Practice and Day Outdoors'
"I definitely can't do the 7th"
Dec 11, 2017

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Dave replied to Zebedy Harris's discussion Tinder
"Haven't seen any before. Is it still around?"
Dec 10, 2017

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Dave replied to Zebedy Harris's discussion Plant and tree identification
"Cool. Thanks Zeb"
Dec 10, 2017

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Zebedy Harris replied to Esta Wild's discussion Help identifying an Antique Knife
"Hey Esta welcome to BCNZ! I don't know what kind of knife it is sorry. It looks pretty beat up how long did he have it for?"
Dec 10, 2017

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Zebedy Harris commented on Zebedy Harris's blog post Out in the bush and a neat little find
"Gonna cover the roof in loads of dead ferns and stuff but that's about it at the moment. Any tips? Thanks"
Dec 10, 2017

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Ryan Johnson-Hunt commented on Zebedy Harris's blog post Out in the bush and a neat little find
"Nice! Whats the plan for waterproofing?"
Dec 10, 2017

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Zebedy Harris posted a blog post

Out in the bush and a neat little find

Had a good few hours out in the bush today.Worked on my shelter that I am hopefully going to do a few overnighters in soon.…See More
Dec 9, 2017

Profile Information

What part of the country are you based?
Waikato
Town/City where you are based
Te Awamutu
What are your interests?
Firecraft, Tracking, Primitive skills, Navigation skills, Shelter building, Survival skills, Archery, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping, Tramping

Zebedy Harris's Blog

Bushcraft Gold! (Fatwood)

Posted on January 12, 2018 at 17:16 1 Comment

This morning I watched Black Stump NZ Bushcraft & Survival's video on Finding & harvesting fatwood.

I've been meaning to go out and find/gather some fatwood since reading about it on here, and after watching his video I really wanted to find some.

I went down on the neighbours farm to a small clump of pine trees, I knew there were also a few fallen down ones.

Instead of…

Continue

Macpac Firesteel Review

Posted on January 9, 2018 at 19:27 1 Comment

For Christmas my sister got me a Macpac Firesteel.

I tested it out today and I thought I would do a review on it.

Pros:

  • Throws a decent spark (When Compared with a light my fire firesteel)
  • Bright colour
  • Included striker
  • Included lanyard

Cons:

  • Only one size (The size is decent but a larger…
Continue

Out in the bush and a neat little find

Posted on December 9, 2017 at 16:44 2 Comments

Had a good few hours out in the bush today.

Worked on my shelter that I am hopefully going to do a few overnighters in soon.…

Continue

My Fällkniven F1

Posted on November 5, 2017 at 15:44 6 Comments

My Fällkniven F1 came in the post yesterday and I've spent the last few hours today testing and trying it out. So far I am pleased with the results.…

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At 22:13 on November 14, 2017,
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Michael Reid
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Thanks very much. I'm a complete newbie looking to get out and about. Living in Upper Hutt, watching lots of youtube videos and starting to gear up. Looking forward to learning from people =)

 
 
 

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